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 Query #369 – Henry Hull m. Mary King, 1833, of Van Buren Co., IA: I have been researching Henry Hull and Mary King who settled in Van Buren Co., Iowa before 1850. One of Henry and Mary’s children, Mary Angeline Hull, married William Hiram Whitcanack. One of William and Angeline Whitcanack’s children, Emaline (Emma) Whitcanack, married a Daniel L. Hull in Van Buren Co. Daniel L. Hull descends from John Hull and Margaret Black. John Hull was the son of Daniel L. Hull and Sophronia Brown.

I was unaware that there was a second Hull line living in Van Buren Co., IA before 1850. I have not spent much time with this second line so I do not have primary sources other than which I have listed below and records for those who descend through the Whitcanack family. I wonder if you know if these two lines are related, and if so, how.

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— Submitted 05 Dec 2014 by Kayla Alice Else, HFA Member #1823

  • 05 Dec 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have a partial line for the Henry Hull who married Mary King. They were also in Morris Co., NJ and Trumbull Co., OH.
       We also have Daniel L. Hull and Sophronia Brown in our database. He descends from the immigrant, George Hull, whom we are sure does not relate to the above Henry Hull. We need someone from the Henry Hull and Mary King line to submit their DNA. This would help to prove that these two lines are not related.

 Query #368 – Seeking info on Mary Hull of Barnstable Co., MA: I have a printout from a 1987 Latter Day Saint genealogy to Mary Hull, b. 1681 in Barnstable, MA. Died in Westerly, Washington Co., RI, daughter of Joseph and Experience (Harper) Hull of South Kingston, Washington Co., RI. Is this a legitimate line to the Rev. Joseph Hull?

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— Submitted 05 Dec 2014 by anonymous non-member

  • 05 Dec 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: According to the principle genealogy for the Rev. Joseph Hull, known as The Hull Family in America, published 1913, this information would be… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #367 – Would like info on parents and/or siblings of Hiram Dunsmoor Hull and his wife Sarah “Sally” Burket/Burkett: My wife’s 3rd gt. grandfather was Hiram Dunsmoor Hull (1808–1850) who married Sarah “Sally” Burket (Burkett) (1809–1889). They married 25 Dec 1828 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. We have been trying, without success, to identify the parents and/or siblings of both Hiram and Sarah “Sally.” Any help or leads you might be able to provide would be greatly appreciated.

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— Submitted 06 Nov 2014
by non-members David & Gail Packard Olsen

  • 06 Nov 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We have the possible parents of Hiram Dunsmoor Hull. If our info is correct, then he was the son of… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here]. This line may go back several more generations.

 Query #366 – Irving Prescott Hull m. to Myrtle Mae Lasher; need source information for date of divorce from #1 Eva Clara Furber: Would like info on possible 2d marriage of Irving Prescott Hull to Myrtle Mae Lasher; need source information for date of divorce from #1 Eva Clara Furber; date of marriage to Myrtle Lasher; and date and place of death for Irving Hull.

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— Submitted 06 Nov 2014
by Susan Hull Terrell, HFA Member #1838

  • 06 Nov 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I have that Irving Prescott Hull died 26 Sep 1928, when he resided in the Erie Co., NY County Home. Irving’s death certificate shows full name as Irving Hull. Irving was born April 27, 1850 in Boston, Mass. He resided at the time of his death, September 26, 1928, in the Erie County Home, State of New York. Cause of death was listed as general arteriosclerosis. An autopsy was performed. On October 2, 1928, Irving Hull’s ashes were removed to Cleveland, Ohio.

 Query #365 – Josephus (or Joseph) Hull, named as a grandson in will of Moses Hull, 10 Jul 1778, Rowan Co., NC: Need info on Josephus (or Joseph) Hull, named as a grandson in Will of Moses Hull, 10 Jul 1778, Rowan Co., NC. Did he go to KY with others of this family?

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— Submitted 06 Nov 2014 by Joyce Crouch, HFA Member #1822

  • 06 Nov 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I have this on Josephus Hull: He was named as a poor person, 26 Sep 1831, Wayne Co., KY; Roland Burnett to keep him. Josephus Hull was in Wayne Co., KY in 1831 in a delinquent tax list.

 Query #364 – Was Lewis Hull, who m. Martha Smith, father of William Lewis Hull?: William Lewis Hull, was b. 19 Mar 1833, Monmouth, Warren Co, IL; d. 1862; m. Emily Collins.

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— Submitted 06 Nov 2014 by Mary Ellen Yox, HFA Member #1833

  • 06 Nov 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: There is conflicting information on the parents of William Lewis Hull. I don’t think we can accept that Lewis Hull and Martha Smith are the parents of William Lewis Hull until we document the marriage of William Lewis Hull and Emily Collins.
       I have the Lewis Hull who m. Martha Smith in my database, with a son William Lewis Hull, but I have that he m. Mary F. Bailey, 23 Mar 1854, Pike Co., IL. “Saratoga” Bob Hull has that William Lewis Hull m. Alice Bailey. Ancestry has that William Lewis Hull m. Emily Collins, but their sources seem to be other family trees, so that is suspect. We need to look for the location of the marriage of William Lewis Hull and Emily Collins in order to solve this problem.

 Query #363 – Was Immigrant George Hull on the Mary and John?: Why do you feel that George Hull was not on the Mary and John in 1630 when the Mary and John web site says he probably was on this ship?

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— Submitted 06 Nov 2014 by Thomas T. Hull, HFA Member #1834

  • 06 Nov 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Most of the real scholars on the line of George Hull do not believe that he was on the Mary and John, for several reasons, which I’ll try to list briefly below.
    1. There is no official passenger list for the Mary and John. Therefore, what you are seeing is a reconstructed listing or listings. There is some proof for at least one of the passengers, but, all in all, the others, except for this man who kept a Journal and mentioned a few others on the Mary and John, are people who have no real evidence for being listed.
    2. If all of the passengers listed on The Mary and John had been on that ship, the ship would have sunk. So again, people have been listed with no proper evidence for their listing.
    3. Robert Charles Anderson, who is one of the great authorities on the early great migrations, feels that George Hull did not come on the Mary and John. Please see: The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1620–33,Vol. II, G–O, pp. 1041–1043, by Robert Charles Anderson, 1995 [George Hull is also mentioned in other volumes of this series].
    4. George Hull had a son, Joshua, bap 05 Nov 1630, back in Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Therefore, if George came in 1630, he came with no wife or other children, which is most unlikely.
    5. At The Mary & John Clearing House there is this: Passengers were listed in Roger Clapp’s memoirs and appear to have come in 1630. Some of the people he named came later. Passengers first appeared in New England in 1630, such as applying for freemanship on 19 Oct. 1630 or appearing on a jury, etc.; however, only a small percentage of the 1630 population can be found on such lists. George Hull did not become a freeman until March 1632/33.
    6. I am not seeing a website which says that it’s definite that George Hull came on the Mary and John. If you have seen such a site, please direct us to it.
    7. See The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Apr 1993, p. 158. This article comments on George Hull’s year of immigration, which remains unknown to us today. It says this: “None of [these men, including George Hull] should be on the Mary and John passenger list.”

    In the former days, much misinformation circulated about the early immigrants to this country. I, along with many others, feel that George Hull’s immigration date is unknown. We know, however, that he was here by 04 Mar 1632/33, when he became a freeman.

    I hope that this will help you to answer this question.

 Query #362 – Seeking info on parents of Comala Hull, b. 1837–1838, NY, who married David W. Martin: I am seeking info, particularly the parents, of Comala Hull, born 20 May 1837–1838 in New York City, NY; married David W. Martin in Perth Amboy, Middlesex Co., NJ; died 1918 in Rahway, Union Co., NJ. Comala Hull was my 2nd gt-grandmother.

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— Submitted 03 Nov 2014 by non-member Clara Baxter

  • 03 Nov 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: According to this website, Comala Hull married David W. Martin on 12 Nov 1854 in Perth Amboy, Middlesex Co., NJ. Therefore, she should appear in the 1850 census under her maiden name and perhaps in her parent’s family. The question is: would they have been living in New York City, where Comala Hull was born, or in Perth Amboy, NJ, where Comala Hull married?
       After doing a fairly lengthy search, I believe I’ve found Comala Hull in the 1850 census. She appears in… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here]. I believe I have this family in my Hull database. If so, I can carry this line back several more generations.

 Query #361 – Desire Info on 3rd Gt. Grandfather, William Hull; m. Ruth Prigg: I would like info on my 3rd gt. grandfather, William Hull, b. ca. 1771; m. Ruth Prigg. They had a son Jabez Hull, b. 05 Jun 1797, who m. Susan Rheeder. Descendants were in East Coker, co. Somerset, England; then in Little Bredy, co. Dorset, England; and finally in Liverpool, England, by 1906.

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— Submitted 27 Oct 2014 by non-member Denis Hull

 Query #360 – Desire further info on James Riley (Monroe) Hull, adopted son of Micajah & Matilda Hull: I am looking for info on his biological family. I have word that his mother’s name was Elizabeth Monroe and her father’s name was John Monroe.
   James Riley was b. 24 Jul 1826, KY (with the last name of Monroe); adopted 1835 by Micajah & Matilda Hull; m. 07 Dec 1847, Macon Co., MO, #1 Celia Ratliff; m. 22 Jan 1854, Macon Co., MO, #2 Burilla M Biswell; d. 02 Jan 1904, Macon County, MO.

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— Submitted 27 Oct 2014
by Charlotte Elise Hull Harloff, HFA Member #1840

 Query #359 – Desire info on George William Hull, b. 1905, Laclede Co, IL: I desire info on my grandfather, George William Hull, b. 10 Aug 1905, Lebanon, Laclede Co., MO; d. 23 Nov 1986, Mulvane, Sedgwick Co., KS. Had son Dean Hull, b. 12 Mar 1947, Hinsdale, Du Page Co., IL; d. 01 Jun 2006, Mayflower, Faulkner Co., AR. I am Mary Jane Hull, Dean’s daughter.

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— Submitted 18 Sep 2014 by non-member Mary Jane Hull Swaim

  • 18 Sep 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: It would help if you would give the spouses of your Hull ancestors. Many times we can locate people that way.

 Query #358 – Desire Info on the Name of the Ship that the Rev. Hull Company Sailed On

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— Submitted 03 Sep 2014 by non-member Lorry Hein

  • 03 Sep 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We published a very detailed article on the Rev. Joseph Hull, including the name of his ship, in one of our past HFA Journals. Full details are given in this article. The name of the ship was… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #357 – Maria M. Hull m. William Justice, OH: We are seeking information on the parents of Maria M. Hull, born about 1820 in New Jersey, who married William Justice in Ohio, and died 29 Mar 1895 in Washington County, Ohio.

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— Submitted 27 Jun 2014 by Larry J. Justice, HFA Member #1831

  • 03 Sep 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I went to my Hunterdon Co., NJ notebooks and there I found a family which I believe might fit very well to be your Maria’s family. I cannot yet say that this is positive proof, however. For one of the Jacob Hulls, in Hunterdon Co. (yes, there was more than one), I found a Jacob Hull… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #356 – Searching for parents of Sarah Ann Hull, Jackson Co., TN: Only known Hull ancestor at this time. According to inscription on tombstone, which reads 08 Dec. 1896, age 55 yrs., her birth date would be abt. 1841.
   #1 marriage to Larkin Minchey, s/o Will & Sarah P. (Buckley) Minchey, bef. 23 Jun 1862. Date of first child, Parasetta Minchey. Other children: James W., George S., and Harmon Minchey. This family lived in Jackson Co., TN. Larkin C. Minchey was in the Civil War, Morgan’s Ky. Regt. Co. B, a POW, sent to Louisville, Ky., Baltimore, MD. Larkin Minchey died after 1870.
   Sarah Ann Hull married #2 Leonidas D. “Lon” Cassetty, s/o Sampson Alexander Cassetty and Martha Malinda Green, 24 Jul. 1875, Jackson Co., TN (Book A, pg 10, marriages). He was b. 03 Nov 1849; d. 22 May 1929, Jackson Co., TN. Sarah Ann Hull Cassetty and Leonidas D. “Lon” Cassetty were buried in the Minchey Cem., East Fork, Jackson Co., TN. Children: Thomas Alexander Cassetty 1876–1891, Charlie F. Cassetty, 1878–1944, Malinda Bell Cassetty, 1881–1898; all three are buried in Minchey Cem.
   Sarah Ann Hull and Leonidas Cassetty are my great grandparents (paternal). Any info very much needed and appreciated.

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— Submitted 27 Jun 2014
by Etta Faye Cassetty Willmore, HFA Member #1829

 Query #355 – Zalmon Hull, b. 1820, Wilkinson Co., MS: Would like information about the fate of Zalmon Hull, b. Woodville, Wilkinson Co., MS, 1820, brother of my great great grandmother, Lydia Ann Dana Hastings Hull. Letters, written 17 Feb and 20 Feb 1836, from consulate of USA, D. W. Smith, about “The Mexican soldiers surrounding his house and the striking in the face of the son by the soldiers with a sword.” From Papers of the Texas Revolution, pp 374–378.

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— Submitted 27 Jun 2014
by Martha Claire Tompkins, HFA Member #1828

  • 27 Jun 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: I have this note about Zalmon Hull: Zalmon went to Middlebury College, Middlebury, Addison Co., VT, 1833–1836. Entered from Matamoras, Mexico. Source: Catalogue of Officers and Students of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, p. 1246. I also found this.

 Query #354 – Maria Hull m. William Justice: I am searching for the parents of Maria Hull (1822–1895) who married William Justice. Maria was born in New Jersey, but she and her husband settled in Beverly, Washington Co., Ohio. She was supposedly born in Trenton, Mercer Co., NJ.

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— Submitted 26 Jun 2014 by non-member Tristan Tolman

 Query #353 – Wife of Peter Hull, b. 1780, of Berwick Twp., Adams Co., PA: My great great great great grandfather Peter Hull lived in today’s Berwick Twp., Adams Co. PA. He was b. 08 Sept 1780 and d. 07 May 1865. I know that his wife's name was Catherine, but I do not know her maiden name. I have seen that some people claim that Peter was married to an Owing, but I have never seen proof that Catherine’s last name was Owing. Does anyone have information on this?

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— Submitted 27 May 2014
by Susan Fuss Kaltenbaugh, HFA Member #1827

 Query #352 – Parents of Joseph Hull, who married Lydia Blakeslee: Looking for parents of Joseph Hull husband of Lydia Blakeslee. I have found online 2 different sets of possible parents.

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— Submitted 20 May 2014 by non-member Elizabeth Rook

  • 20 May 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: As far as we know, we have the parents of this Joseph Hull, who was born in 1672 and lived in New Haven County, CT. His parents were… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #351 – Desire info on Martha Jane Hull, who married John Drum, Somerset Co., PA: I am seeking info on Martha Jane Hull, b. 1807, Armstrong Co., PA. She m. 1827 in Somerset Co., PA, to John Drum and died 1874 in Jefferson Co., PA.

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— Submitted 19 May 2014 by anonymous non-member

  • 19 May 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: We do have a family group sheet showing this Hull woman. We have her as the daughter of… [answer to this query is available only to HFA members; become a member here].

 Query #350 – Info on Great Grandfather, John (R.?) Hull, b. 1850, OH: I have been researching any info on my great-grandfather, John Hull, b. 1850, OH. Can anyone help me? Parents were born in OH and I wish to have their names. Married Romula [_?_], 1885, location unknown. 1900 Census lists them living in Fort Sumner, De Baca Co., NM with 6 children.

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— Submitted 08 May 2014 by non-member Angela Anaya Gutierrez

  • 08 May 2014 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: Some of your on-line queries mention that your John Hull might have had a brother William or Bill Hull. We have a man by that name in both Guadalupe and De Baca Counties, NM. This information is taken from the World War I enlistment and discharge papers for William Hull. However, this William Hull seems a little too young to have been the brother of your John Hull. He still could be a relative.
  • 27 Jun 2014 Reply from non-member Angela Anaya Gutierrez: Update on my query #350. My great grandfather, John Hull born in 1850 in Ohio, I have found out that his parents were Luis and Juliana Hull also born in OH around 1824 and 1828. John Hull married my great grandmother Romula Garcia. They lived in Fort Sumner, NM documented in a 1900 Census list. Any info is appreciated.

 Query #349 – First Child of Margaret Jane (Hull) Sanders, of Cumberland Co., KY: I seek information on Margaret Jane (Hull) Sanders first child, Alex King. Who was his father? Also is there any information on whether Margaret Jane or her husband, Francis Mariam Sanders, had Indian blood.

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— Submitted 21 Mar 2014 by Ms. Dean Delk, HFA Member #1825

  • 23 Jul 2013 Reply from the HFA Genealogist: According to the Hull Family Register [HFR], compiled by HFA member #0312 Dave Boatman, Margaret Jane had a son, Alexander Hull, before she was married. We have no knowledge at all about the King name. Alexander was fathered by William Bowers, prior to her marriage to Francis M. “Frank” Sanders, according to HFR. Jonathan Hull, Alexander’s grandfather, changed Alexander’s name to Hull and raised him.
       As for Indian blood in this family, we have no knowledge of that. However, this is a very common myth which circulates in many, many families, so we recommend that it not be taken too seriously, unless you can find solid documentation for it.

 Query #348 – Abigail Hull m. Hezekiah Meeker, Fairfield Co., CT: Abigail Hull, b. 11 Mar 1777, m. Hezekiah Meeker, b. 17 May 1782. I would like to know if Polly (Mary?) Meeker, b. 1807, and m. 19 Nov 1826, Alva Raymond, b. ca. 1797, was their daughter. Also, did Polly and Alva Raymond’s daughter Sarah marry Charles A. Wheeler?

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— Submitted 23 Jan 2014 by Edna Curtin, HFA Member #1820

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